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i. Why is well irrigation still a popular means of irrigation? Give two reasons to support your answer.
ii. State the significance of rainwater harvesting.

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(i) Well irrigation is still a popular means of irrigation because:

1. Surface wells can be constructed at a very low cost.

2. Wells can be used even during summers.

(ii) Significance of rainwater harvesting are:

Many countries in the world today suffer from water scarcity. Rain water harvesting is required as this technique of storing water ensures water supply even during dry months or droughts. Besides this is an environmental friendly technique of storing water.


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